Georgia's Safe Carry Protection Act allows gun owners to carry in more places, but could create tension

...Airport?Because of lax gun laws in Georgia, there isn't much that law enforcement can do to prevent it, Richmond County Marshal Steve Smith said.The issue came to light this month when Winder, Ga., resident and political activist Jim Cooley...

Frank Clark III

...friends, Tommy and Eva Glassburn; and numerous extended family members, CMC family, Golf Buddies and Richmond County Marshal's Department family. A casual celebration of Frank's life will be held 5 PM, Friday, June 26, 2015 in the...

Augusta taxpayers foot bill for public safety crashes

...management department cover accidents reported by the sheriff's office, the Au gusta Fire Department and the Richmond County Marshal's Office.The risk management department acts somewhat like the city's insurance policy, said Doris Anthony...

Girl rescued, 4 arrested in child exploitation sting

...Investigation and sheriff's offices in Columbia and Richmond counties. Officials from the Effingham County Sheriff's Office, the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Richmond County Marshal's Office assisted in the operation.

Richmond County marshal happy with career choice

...an ongoing series on area law enforcement officers. Something just clicked when James Sabb passed a blue Rich mond County marshal's car at an intersection in 2000. All of a sudden, his future was clear."At that particular moment, I could...

Marshal's central monitoring system nearing completion

Step aside, Batman. The Richmond County Marshal's Office is nearing completion of a central monitoring system that would give even the Dark Knight a run for his money.The...

Pardon Our Mess: Debris in yard

...according to Pam Costabile, city unified code enforcement and inspection team manager. ACTION PROMISED: The Richmond County Marshal issued citations to an occupant, Herman Odom, for failing to keep the property litter free, having an inoperative...

Additional area news

Marshal charged with battery Columbia County authorities arrested a Richmond County marshal on a charge of assaulting his wife Saturday. David Gene Evans II, 31, of 343 Stagecoach Way, was charged with one misdemeanor...

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Voters in dark on marshal's race

For a month now I have tried to create an open forum involving candidates running for Richmond County marshal. The forum was to help inform local voters about this election. For some reason, no one seems to know about it. This brings...

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University faces suit for firing

...University, a probe that reached into the Richmond County Marshal's Office, has filed suit against the school. Kenneth...Robert L. Becsey, went to work for the Richmond County Marshal's Office before Mr. Jones completed the investigation...

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